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248 California Art Grants & Culture Grants

248 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.

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Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits for Programs That Support Cooperation Be...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that support mutual cooperation between different cultures. Funding is intended for programs that are based on a shared interest in sustainable relationships to strengthen the capacity of civil society and promote problem solving and negotiation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187356

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Projects on Technology-Based Humanities Con...

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and government agencies for projects that deepen the understanding of technology-based humanities content. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of grant funding is to interpret and analyze humanities content in primar...

GrantWatch ID#: 181580

Grants to USA Teachers, Scholars, and Researchers for Humanities Research Projects

Deadline 09/23/20

Grants of $6,000 to USA teachers, scholars, and researchers for scholarly research projects in the humanities disciplines. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Applications are welcome from scholars in all humanities and related social sciences disciplines, and from indepen...

GrantWatch ID#: 151116

Grants to California Artists in Eligible Areas for Assistance During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Deadline 05/25/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to California individual artists in eligible locations for assistance during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support visual artists who are facing financial challenges due to the pandemic. Eligible applicants reside in Los Angeles County. Grants are unrestricted and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 189874

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Artists, and Institutions for the Creat...

Deadline 07/06/20 LOI Date: 05/26/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International cultural institutions, nonprofit organizations, artists, arts performance venues, and art production platforms for the creation of original artwork. A Letter of Intent must be submitted prior to applying. The funding source awards grants to support new artistic commissions that take...

GrantWatch ID#: 179287

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Artist for Support During the Coronavirus Crisis

Deadline 05/28/20

Grant of $500 to a USA, Canada, or International artist for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist individual artists facing financial hardship and loss of income due to pandemic-related shutdowns. Artists in all disciplines are eligible to apply for the grant.

GrantWatch ID#: 189882

Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects Benefiting Local Communities

Deadline 06/22/20 Conference Date: 05/28/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California artists and nonprofit arts organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties for innovative arts projects benefiting local communities. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to USA Recent Graduates, Professionals, and Graduate Students for International Study...

Deadline 10/13/20 Conference Date: 05/28/20

Grants to USA college graduates, young professionals, and graduate students for international exchange programs. Funding is intended to provide students with opportunities for research, teaching, and learning in a wide range of disciplines. Program opportunities include teaching English abroad, creative arts research and s...

GrantWatch ID#: 186910

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Support Marketing Activities

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for professional graphic design and other marketing services. Funding is intended to help a charity or organization anywhere in the world transform a concept into an effective outcome through creative and innovative thinking. Funding can be used fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178558

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Museums to Conserve Artwork

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit museums for the conservation of culturally and historically significant works of art that are damaged or at risk of degeneration, including national treasures. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that are signifi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181033

Grants to USA Indigenous Artists and Small Businesses for Assistance During the COVID-19 Pand...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA Indigenous artists and small businesses for support during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists, entrepreneurs, and small businesses that face economic hardship and stresses related to their daily business operations, solvency, and future growth due t...

GrantWatch ID#: 189253
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Support Cultural Projects During the COV...

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants of $5,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individuals and collaboratives to plan artistic projects during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Grant recipients will subsequently be eligible for additional grants of $25,000 to implement their ideas.

GrantWatch ID#: 189892

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects that Promote Education, Social Welfare, Arts, Religion...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of special projects that promote the welfare of the public. Funding is intended to support requests that promote medical research, education, social welfare, religion, and the arts as determined by the Board of Trustees.

GrantWatch ID#: 180745

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists and Cultural Professionals to Partici...

Deadline 05/31/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International museum professionals, artists, writers, and curators to participate in a week-long program exploring art and culture in Israel. The program is designed to bring together members of the international art community to inquire and learn about cultural developments in Israel, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183151

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Programs that Unite Diverse Populatio...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA, Israel, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that unite diverse populations in Israel. Funding is intended to bring together different cultures and people, and to promote cooperation based on a common interest to drive sustainable relationships. The goal of the program is to build c...

GrantWatch ID#: 189278

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Grants to California Nonprofits for Projects in the Areas of Social Services, Education, Art...

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 06/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofits to benefit residents in eligible regions. New applicants, and organizations that have not been funded in the last five years, must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Eligible program areas include youth, social services, primary and secondary e...

GrantWatch ID#: 170590

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/01/20

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to California Arts Organizations, Nonprofits, and Artists for Local Arts Initiatives

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to California individual artists, arts organizations, and arts nonprofits to enhance and expand programs and services that increase access to the arts in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support a wide range of artistic activities that provide cultural enrichment to the Livermore community.

GrantWatch ID#: 173821

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations, Groups, and Individuals to Support F...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations, groups, and individuals for cultural activities that benefit women. Funding is intended to promote musical education, competition, and performance for female singers around the world, particularly in a cappella music and barbershop harmony.

GrantWatch ID#: 176061

Grants to USA Individual Artists and Writers for Projects in the Antarctic Region

Deadline 06/01/20

In-kind grants to USA individual artists and writers to carry out projects that will increase the public’s appreciation and understanding of the Antarctic region. Larger projects must contact the funding source before applying. In addition to operational support, this program provides round-trip economy flight tickets be...

GrantWatch ID#: 180942

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Performances of Musical Works and Re...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for performances of music works by Kurt Weill and Marc Blitzstein or for relevant scholarly or educational initiatives. Additionally, grants are awarded to individuals and nonprofits for scholarly research pertaining to Marc Blitzstein, Lotte Lenya, and Kurt Weill. De...

GrantWatch ID#: 181056

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Studies on the Social Impact of COV...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Territories, Canada, and International researchers to conduct studies in eligible disciplines on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis on society. Funding is intended to support innovative research projects that explore the psychological, social, cultural, political, and economic...

GrantWatch ID#: 189746

Opportunity to USA and Canada Students to Participate in a Social-Impact Challenge

Deadline 06/02/20

Opportunity to USA and Canada individual students or groups of students to participate in a social-impact challenge with prizes totaling $10,000. Program participants will create projects that show that art has the ability to build strong, connected, and empathetic communities. The competition is open to students, ages 13-...

GrantWatch ID#: 186087

Grants to California and Oregon Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Environment, Health, Huma...

Deadline 06/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California and Oregon nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for activities in the focus areas of environment, health and human services, arts and culture, and education. Funding may be requested for specific projects and for general support. This grant program is available for nonprofits do...

GrantWatch ID#: 176670

Grants to USA Academics and Professionals for Research and Teaching Opportunities Abroad

Deadline 09/15/20 Conference Date: 06/03/20

Grants to USA academics and professionals to participate in research and teaching in a broad range of disciplines. Funding will support work at qualifying institutions, research centers, and organizations throughout the world. Opportunities are open to university and college faculty and administrators, as well as artists, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159878

Grants to USA Educators for Jewish History Lessons

Deadline 06/04/20

Grants of $300, grants of $700, and grants of $1,000 to USA formal and informal educators for history lessons. Eligible lessons may be taught in person or online to students in elementary school, high school, or university. Applicants will submit recordings of their lessons about the Soviet Jewry Struggle for Freedom.

GrantWatch ID#: 188819

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Preserve the Nation's Historical Records

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to preserve and improve accessibility to the Nation's historical records. Funding is intended to support activities that include training and educational programs, informational publications, electron...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Increase Access to Records of Histor...

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for projects that increase access to records of historical significance. Applicants must ensure that required registrations are completed prior to applying. Projects that expand civic education, engage the public, and promote understanding of the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180922

Prizes to USA Filmmakers to Recognize Outstanding Achievements in the Field

Deadline 06/10/20

Prizes to USA filmmakers to recognize outstanding achievements in the field. The program honors young filmmakers who are immigrants to the United States, and who intend to pursue a professional career in the United States. Eligible filmmaking genres include the following: narrative, animation, documentary, and experimental...

GrantWatch ID#: 188886

Grants to California Individuals, Nonprofits, and Agencies to Support the Field of Humanitie...

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of up to $2,000, grants of up to $10,000, and grants of up $20,000 to California individuals, nonprofit organizations, and public agencies such as IHEs, schools, and libraries to address the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to support humanities organizations and humanities practit...

GrantWatch ID#: 189822

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Training Opportunities for Humanities Prese...

Deadline 06/11/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for professional development in support of the preservation of humanities resources. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program funds the development of skills and knowledge among professionals resp...

GrantWatch ID#: 181002
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Grants to USA Indian Tribes and Native Hawaii Organizations to Address Needs Related to the C...

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to USA Indian Tribes and organizations representing Native Hawaiins to address needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support projects that create opportunities for positive socio-economic change now and in a future reopened environment. This can be through preserving jobs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 189900

Grants to USA and Russia Organizations and IHEs to Address Mutual Social Concerns

Deadline 06/14/20

Grants of up to $43,000 to USA and Russia organizations and IHEs to address mutual social concerns. Projects must include organizations from both counties. Previously funded projects include the development of a system to encourage smoking cessation, applications to benefit deaf children, and programs to increase social in...

GrantWatch ID#: 187614

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films in ...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length films in eligible genres. Funding is intended to support nonfiction films at any production phase from development through post-production. Films should demonstrate effective storytelling, feasibility and originality, relevance in contempora...

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Museums for Exhibitions Featuring Ar...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, festivals, museums, and biennials for exhibits featuring artists from Israel. Funding is intended for a range of exhibitions, including institutional or independent projects, events, or presentations that feature one or more artists who iden...

GrantWatch ID#: 177464

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits and Schools for Programs that Benefit Local Commu...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations and public educational institutions in eligible regions to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended to support programs and services in the areas of arts and culture, environment, education, and civic engagement.

GrantWatch ID#: 178218

In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits to Produce a Promotional Animation

Deadline 06/15/20

In-kind grants to USA nonprofit organizations to produce marketing material. Funding is intended to create promotional animations to enable the organization to have a greater impact on society and increase public engagement. The grant will provide a range of professional services including messaging consultation, scripting...

GrantWatch ID#: 179839
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Grants to USA or St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth to Pursue and Implement Innovative Pro...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA or St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth, ages 16 to 26, to pursue innovative ideas and projects. Special consideration will be given to applications in the areas of music and performing arts, entrepreneurship, and computer science. Funding is intended to provide financial support t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183650

Grants to California Nonprofit Arts Organizations to Include Individuals with Disabilities i...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to California nonprofit art organizations to help individuals with disabilities participate in arts programming or to have better access to exhibitions and performances. Funding may be used for a wide range of activities that assist individuals with communication disabilities to enjoy and participate in the arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 188917

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to prepare works for international presentation or publ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonstrate a sustained commitment to their work, careers, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to California Nonprofits for Projects to Benefit Local Residents and Communities

Deadline 06/22/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for a wide range of projects and activities to benefit the local residents and communities. Funding areas include cultural, adult and youth services, medical, education, community activities, and environment. Projects should benefit residents of San Diego C...

GrantWatch ID#: 174076

Grants to California Nonprofits for Public Events that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 06/25/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations to hold free public events open to the general community in eligible regions. Funding is intended to promote community building, celebrate culture, and foster community identity and vitality by helping groups host citywide events. Proposed events will have an expected attendance...

GrantWatch ID#: 154346

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs That Address the Needs of Low- and M...

Deadline 06/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in cities and communities served by the funding source. Funding is intended for programs and activities that strengthen communities by promoting affordable housing, revitalization, the arts, and the environment. The go...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432

Scholarships to USA, Canada, and International Singers and Musicians to Pursue Irish Music S...

Deadline 06/30/20

Scholarships of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International singers and musicians for the study of Irish instrumental music or song. Past scholarships have been used to support the study and compilation of session tunes, Sean Nos lessons, and instrumental music lessons. Applicants may be of any age and ethnic background.

GrantWatch ID#: 157545

Grant and In-Kind Services to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmaker for a Unique Film Pro...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grant and in-kind services to a USA, Canada, and International filmmaker to support a unique film project budgeted at less than $500,000 that contributes to society. Funding is intended to support a film that may not otherwise be completed without the help of the grant. Eligible projects include feature-length films, short...

GrantWatch ID#: 160903

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Digital Humanities Preservation

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and IHEs for digital humanities projects. Funding is intended for digital projects at any stage of development from the start-up phase, implementation, and long-term sustainability. In honor of the upcoming 250th anniversary of the USA, projects that promote a deeper understan...

GrantWatch ID#: 176104

Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Purchase Instruments for Children's Music Progra...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to equip music programs with musical instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. The purpose of this program is to give children nationwide the opportunity to play high-quality stringed instruments.

GrantWatch ID#: 178727